- November 16, 2012
As data center convergence takes hold, the convergence of management isn't far behind. Acquisitions by Cisco and Dell highlight this growing trend.
- August 20, 2012
Alan Robertson discusses how his Assimilation Monitoring Project may bring about the demise of the "Monitoring Sucks" movement.
- August 08, 2012
BMC has made another DevOps play with the acquisition of VaraLogix, a closed-source provider of application release automation software.
- August 07, 2012
Puppet Labs and Opscode are tightly associated with the DevOps movement, and BMC is shopping for DevOps tools. A BMC-Puppet acquisition is possible.
- July 19, 2012
IT pros have long suffered subpar systems monitoring tools, but they're not taking things lying down.
- July 16, 2012
Data center budgets are up as IT infrastructure capacity is reached, according to the Uptime Institute survey. But how will the extra money be spent?
- June 21, 2012
Data center pros push Opscode's Chef beyond simple configuration management.
- June 14, 2012
Cosmetics company CIO details his private cloud’s disaster recovery and transaction capabilities at Gartner summit.
- June 11, 2012
Conventional wisdom says that it’s hard to hire for DevOps. People who have done it say most organizations simply go about it wrong.
- May 23, 2012
Puppet Labs surprises some IT pros with a new EMC partnership that open-sources automated bare-metal provisioning for servers.
- February 09, 2012
A darling of the DevOps crowd, the Opscode Chef cloud configuration and automation tool is now the central point of IT control for MercadoLibre’s sprawling online auction site.
- February 01, 2012
A new, lower-cost alternative to Microsoft systems management tools from SolarWinds offers patch management and remote management.
- December 07, 2011
With flagging sales of Itanium systems last quarter, IBM wrested sole ownership of the number one position for worldwide server revenue from HP, IDC reported.
- October 27, 2011
CFengine now natively supports Windows, and Opscode Chef does too. But will Windows shops accept their advances?
- September 27, 2011
A mainstay of Web 2.0 companies, DevOps-inspired configuration management tools are turning out to be a good fit in the traditional enterprise.